Where to Eat in Portland, Oregon

I associate a lot of things with Portland. Well, ok, mostly beer and books. I’d heard that there are some great places to eat in Portland, but to honest… I love eating, but I wouldn’t necessarily call myself a true foodie. I don’t go out of our way to nosh on the latest trends. (Even…

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The Best Spots for Beer in Portland

It was hard to say what I was more excited for as I belted myself into my flight to Portland. Was it beer? Or it food? Maybe it was getting out of town for the weekend—being on another flight? Whatever it was, it brought a flush to my cheeks and hammer to my heart…or maybe…

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Asheville, NC: Toasting Five Favorite Bars

We recently headed to Asheville, N.C. to visit the Biltmore Estate and celebrate David’s graduation from law school. We’ve long had a bucket list of Southern cities we need to check out, and Asheville’s been on it since the first year we lived here. Everyone hyped up its casual, laid-back vibe and the excellent beer…

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Oakland, CA: Toasting Five Favorite Bars

My time in Northern California is wrapping up—what a glorious few weeks! I’ve got to say, I’ve really enjoyed being back in Oakland (my hometown) as an adult. It’s amazing what a few years and a fresh perspective will bring to all of your old memories. By far, my favorite thing to do in the…

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